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Understanding the economic value of marine sanctuaries such as the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary (FKNMS) is important to justify public and private investments and to provide information to support management activities and understand their role in the nation's blue economy. Very few...

Author(s)
Gazal, K.; Andrew, R.; Burns, R.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Water, 2022, 14, 2,
Abstract

Camping is an outdoor accommodation and type of recreation that is susceptible to weather and climate change. Camping-in addition to the relationships camping shares with weather- remains understudied despite the subsectors' salient economic impact and high participation rate. The observable...

Author(s)
Craig, C. A.; Ma SiYao; Karabas, I.; Feng Song
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management, 2021, 49, pp 353-363
Abstract

Psychological ownership is a possessive feeling towards a target of ownership to the extent that it becomes "one" with its owner. Rural communities enjoy close proximity to their natural surroundings, treating it as their "backyard" thereby likely to assume a sense of psychological ownership...

Author(s)
Yim SauChing [Yim, S. C. J.]
Publisher
Elsevier, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Outdoor Recreation and Tourism, 2021, 35,
Abstract

Malaysia is one of the countries with the highest growing number of tourists in coastal areas. While coastal tourism has the potential to provide economic and employment opportunities in destination countries, there are concerns about the negative impacts of such activities. This paper aims to: (i) ...

Author(s)
Hanafiah, M. H.; Jamaluddin, M. R.; Velan Kunjuraman
Publisher
Elsevier, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Outdoor Recreation and Tourism, 2021, 35,
Abstract

The research presented in this study focuses on the economic value of the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) by using primary survey data to derive both the economic contribution (jobs, wages, and value-added) and consumer welfare values. The combination of the two...

Author(s)
Gascoigne, W.; Hill, R.; Haefele, M.; Loomis, J.; Hyberg, S.
Publisher
Elsevier, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Outdoor Recreation and Tourism, 2021, 35,
Abstract

Kentucky's Red River Gorge is a popular rock climbing destination located amid longstanding poverty in America's Central Appalachian region. Climbing represents an important part of the outdoor recreation economy and may provide one alternative to mono-economic extractive industry dependency in...

Author(s)
Maples, J. N.; Bradley, M. J.
Publisher
Science Impact Publishers, Mianwali, Pakistan
Citation
Journal of Economic Impact, 2021, 3, 3, pp 186-195
Abstract

This study assesses the aggregated value of demand for forest recreation in the Azores using a regional travel cost model. Previous assessments of total economic value (TEV) of the Portuguese forest by Mendes (2005) and INCF (2006) consider both market services and non-market services. Non-timber...

Author(s)
Lopes, F.; Amaral, B.
Publisher
Sociedade Brasileira de Economia e Sociologia Rural (SOBER), Brasília, Brazil
Citation
Revista de Economia e Sociologia Rural, 2021, 59, 1,
Abstract

Nonmarket damages are largely missing from aggregate climate impact estimates, especially those related to outdoor recreation. One simple approach to measuring these missing impacts is to estimate dose-response functions to weather, and then to combine these functions with benefits transfer...

Author(s)
Chan, N. W.; Wichman, C. J.
Publisher
Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands
Citation
Environmental and Resource Economics, 2021, 81, 1, pp 179-213
Abstract

Rising demand for access to trail networks has encouraged local governments to invest in trail development. This study is the first attempt to estimate the local income multiplier effect of recreational trail tourism, applying an Ad hoc model. The most popular recreational trail in the Algarve...

Author(s)
Lukoseviciute, G.; Pereira, L. N.; Panagopoulos, T.
Publisher
Wiley, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2021, 24, 1, pp 107-121
Abstract

Climate change is a threat to ski resorts, the ski industry, and mountain communities that rely on ski tourism. Ski resorts may be able to mitigate some of the social and economic impacts caused by climate change with proactive adaptation strategies. Using historical weather data, future climate...

Author(s)
Wilkins, E. J.; Akbar, H.; Saley, T. C.; Hager, R.; Elkin, C. M.; Belmont, P.; Flint, C. G.; Smith, J. W.
Publisher
International Mountain Society (IMS), Berne, Switzerland
Citation
Mountain Research and Development, 2021, 41, 3, pp R12-R23

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